Rocklin-based company helps harvest the rain

Recently, homeowner Jerry Block of Monte Sereno installed one of the largest rain harvesting systems in the Bay Area. His newly-constructed 20,000-gallon rain-harvesting system col ...

William Jessup pastoral ministry chairman retires

After serving William Jessup University for 23 years, Roseville resident Dr. David Beavers, has retired from his position as pastoral ministry chairman. Well known for teaching ho ...

McClintock working against all but priviledged few

Tom McClintock voted against the Pay for Performance Act of 2009, the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - House Vers ...

Sierra Gold Chorus is looking for a few good lady voices

Sierra Gold Chorus, including South Placer residents Billie Cox of Rocklin, Judi Naill of Loomis, Granite Bay resident Dar Haag and Barbara Youngs and Bev Rhoby of Newcastle, invit ...

Placer residents concerned how deeply state will cut services

The state budget deficit continues to deepen and so do the proposals to cut services that will have an impact in Placer County. On Tuesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he’ll ...

Gay marriage issue alive despite court decision

It’s back to the ballot again for California voters after the highest court in the state upheld Prop. 8. The November ballot measure placed a ban on same-sex marriages and follo ...

County budget outlook dismal

Placer County supervisors received more dismal budget news Tuesday. Not only did the board approve an interim spending plan that estimates an 11.1 percent drop in spending in the ...

Farmers markets ripe with bounty of the foothills

It has been 20 growing seasons since farmers in Loomis and Auburn decided to form an agricultural cooperative. Today, the flourishing Foothill Farmers’ Market operates two year-r ...